Three Air traffic controllers sent on leave pending CJIA investigation

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority has indicated that three persons attached to the Air Traffic Control department at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport have been sent on leave pending the outcome of the investigation into the Saturday morning incident at the airport when an air traffic controller left the post unmanned even as a Caribbean […]

Security is key to CARICOM’s development -T&T PM

(CARICOM)   Immediate Past Chair of the Caribbean Community, the Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Monday underscored the critical importance of deepened integration and security to the sustainable development of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). In her address to the opening session of the 25th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM, underway in […]

Rohee complains of Opposition “bullying”

General Secretary of the Peoples Progressive Party, Clement Rohee, used the 17th death anniversary memorial for late President and Party Leader Dr. Cheddi Jagan to complain about the Opposition’s majority in the National Assembly and the impact the majority has been having on the Government.  Mr. Rohee told the party faithful who gathered at Babu […]

Guyanese man seen as ringleader in JFK mailbag scam

Court documents and the complaint released by the District Attorney for Queens County in New York reveal that Guyanese Michael Williams aka Mike Bigz may have been the ringleader and the brainchild behind the baggage scam at New York’s JFK airport which resulted in five persons including Williams and another Guyanese man being charged for […]

CARICOM Leaders meet in St. Vincent

(CARICOM)  Heads of Government of 14 Member States and two Associate Members will gather in St Vincent and Grenadines on Monday at the 25th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Suriname’s President, His Excellency Desiree Bouterse, who is the current President of the Union of South American […]

Former Beauty Queen assaulted in Police Station

Former Miss Guyana Finalist and local model Ali Williams is fuming after she was dragged and physically assaulted at the Providence Police Station by a policeman as her helpless children watched on. The incident took place on International Women’s Day, Saturday March 9, and Williams wants charges to be filed against the police officer who […]

Woman shot dead, sister injured during Corentyne home invasion

Police at Fyrish on the Corentyne Coast are investigating the brutal murder of 57-year-old Patricia Samaroo who was shot to the head on Friday night during an invasion at her Corentyne home by two  men. The dead woman’s sister Annetta Samaroo was injured in the same incident. According to a Police report, just after 11 […]

Guyanese among JFK baggage handlers charged for theft and fraud

At least one man has been identified as Guyanese in the latest sting operation at New York’s JFK Airport that targeted baggage handlers who stole credit cards, cheques and money orders from bags and mails being loaded onto international flights. His name is Michael Williams aka Bigz Mike and he was among five JFK baggage […]